Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 6 months to 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 61 65
Rank change year-on-year +12 +4 -20
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 18 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.89% 1.02% 0.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.17% 3.80% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 2
Oxford median daily rate £580 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.11% +11.76% +6.25%
Oxfordshire median daily rate £580 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +22.11% +11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -

WebSphere Application Server is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 127 158 169
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 20.42% 26.83% 23.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 118 127
Oxford median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +37.93%
10th Percentile £269 £200 £250
90th Percentile £580 £533 £522
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £444 £391
% change year-on-year +1.41% +13.42% +30.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 13
Oxford median hourly rate £10.00 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% -12.50% +32.40%
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £10.50 £14.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year -25.00% -27.27% +37.50%

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing WebSphere Application Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Application Server in Oxford

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in Oxford.

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 18 (100.00%) Java
1 18 (100.00%) JUnit
1 18 (100.00%) JBoss
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 18 (100.00%) Spring
1 18 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 18 (100.00%) Java EE
1 18 (100.00%) GitHub
1 18 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 17 (94.44%) DevOps
2 17 (94.44%) Mockito
2 17 (94.44%) Cucumber
2 17 (94.44%) Unit Testing
2 17 (94.44%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (94.44%) Maven
2 17 (94.44%) SQL
2 17 (94.44%) TDD
2 17 (94.44%) Scrum
3 16 (88.89%) BPEL
3 16 (88.89%) BPMN
4 14 (77.78%) WebSphere Process Server
4 14 (77.78%) Migration
5 5 (27.78%) RESTful
5 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (27.78%) JMS
5 5 (27.78%) SOAP
5 5 (27.78%) Web Services
5 5 (27.78%) Apache Camel
5 5 (27.78%) Selenium

WebSphere Application Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (100.00%) JBoss
1 18 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 14 (77.78%) WebSphere Process Server
Cloud Services
1 18 (100.00%) GitHub
2 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 18 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 18 (100.00%) JUnit
2 17 (94.44%) Cucumber
2 17 (94.44%) Maven
2 17 (94.44%) Mockito
3 5 (27.78%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (88.89%) Java Developer
3 11 (61.11%) SQL Developer
4 10 (55.56%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) AWS Architect
5 1 (5.56%) AWS Developer
5 1 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Java Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) Java EE
1 18 (100.00%) Spring
2 5 (27.78%) Apache Camel
2 5 (27.78%) JMS
2 5 (27.78%) RESTful
2 5 (27.78%) SOAP
2 5 (27.78%) Web Services
3 4 (22.22%) EJB
3 4 (22.22%) Hibernate
4 2 (11.11%) Ajax
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (100.00%) Pair Programming
2 17 (94.44%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (94.44%) DevOps
2 17 (94.44%) Scrum
2 17 (94.44%) TDD
2 17 (94.44%) Unit Testing
3 16 (88.89%) BPEL
3 16 (88.89%) BPMN
4 14 (77.78%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (94.44%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript